Sunday, January 27, 2013

1863 January 19 across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg

[from the diary of the Rev. Francis E. Butler, Chaplain of the 25th New Jersey]

Mon 19.  Sick all day – took Soda & Rhubarb – fasted, great
nausea – At night drank toast water – very grateful

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 12935

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